The NAG Library

More about the NAG Library

Produced by experts for use in a variety of applications, the NAG Library is the largest commercially available collection of numerical and statistical algorithms in the world. With over 1,600 tried and tested routines that are both flexible and portable it remains at the core of thousands of programs and applications spanning the globe.

The NAG Library is widely used and trusted because of its unrivalled quality, reliability and portability. Whether it is a single PC or a cluster of the world’s largest supercomputers, the NAG Library has the numerical capabilities to fit your model. The NAG Library is available for use with many programming languages and for many platforms and operating systems. For more specific product information, library content and availability click on the product links on the top or side menus.

Who is it for?

If you want to add mathematical and statistical functionality to your applications or if you have complex mathematical problems to solve, the NAG Library will provide a host of benefits. The NAG Library is embedded in thousands of applications and programs in industries as diverse as:

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arrow Research & Development arrow Telecommunications
arrow Engineering arrow Energy
arrow Manufacturing arrow Aerospace
arrow Finance arrow Life and Earth Sciences
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Features & Benefits

Business Benefits Key Features
Speed up application development
  • Developing routines is time consuming and costly; using the NAG Library saves time and reduces maintenance costs
  • Expand the capability of existing or new applications involving numerical computation
  • Leads to more effective, faster prototyping
  • Improves application robustness
  • Reduces key person dependency
  • Allows more time to concentrate on the specialist aspects of your application
Deliver competitive advantage
  • Accelerate new product development, enabling you to respond to customer needs faster than the competition and within the window of market opportunity
  • Realize new product revenues more quickly through reduced time-to-market
  • Focus on the innovative and cutting edge functionality of your application that delivers competitive advantage
  • Leverage NAG’s global reputation for accuracy, reliability and robustness
Thread Safety
NAG provides a library that is thread-safe, allowing developers of multi-threaded applications to have complete confidence in the product.

Available as a set of DLL (Dynamic Link Libraries) for use on Windows systems

Multi-Platform Support
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • Mac OS X
  • AIX

Quality Assured

The validity of each component is tested on each of the machine ranges for which the Library is available. Only when an implementation satisfies our stringent accuracy standards is it released. As a result, you can rely on the proven accuracy and reliability of the components to give you the right answers.

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